Shift in leadership creates salary change

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Shift in leadership creates salary change

By Megan Jones

Former Chancellor Phyllis Wise

September 2011 to August 2015:

• $234,667 annual salary

• $265,333 administrative increment

• Total: $500,000

Now serves as animal sciences and molecular and cellular biology professor:

• $298,926 as professor


Interim Chancellor Barbara Wilson: $397,500

12-month non-tenured contract:

• $297,500 annual salary as chancellor for 90 percent of time

• $72,500 administrative increment

• $27,500 as Dean of LAS for 10 percent of time

Former head football coach Tim Beckman: $1,800,000

• Had base salary of $400,000

• Received media and marketing component each year, starting at $1,200,000 in 2013

Interim head football coach Bill Cubit: $915,000

• $257,500 associate head coach/offensive coordinator

• $257,500 for public relations activities

• $100,000 per month as interim head football coach

• Can receive bonus salary based off bowl games

University President Timothy Killeen: $600,000

• Annual incentive-based compensation: $100,000

Former President Robert Easter: $478,558

• Received $180,000 in incentive-based bonus in 2014

Former Provost Ilesanmi Adesida: $460,416

From August 2012 to August 2015:

• $460,416 as Provost 

Since August 2015:

• $350,673 as professor in Engineering

Interim Provost Edward Feser: $330,500

• $270,500 annual salary

• Administrative increment of $60,000